The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 227 175
Rank change year-on-year +35 -52  
Permanent jobs citing R 22 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.28% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.63% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 29
Median salary £35,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% +23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £65,000 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2321 2707 2514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 48.32% 43.92% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2368 2238
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +30 13 £35,000 -36.36%
Warwickshire +22 4 £37,000 -43.07%
Solihull - 4 £30,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £42,500 - 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 48 (92.31%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) SAS
3 23 (44.23%) Python
4 22 (42.31%) Analytics
4 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (36.54%) C#
5 19 (36.54%) .NET
6 16 (30.77%) Marketing
6 16 (30.77%) Big Data
7 13 (25.00%) Degree
7 13 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (23.08%) SPSS
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
8 12 (23.08%) Actionable Insight
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Core
9 11 (21.15%) Angular 2
9 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
9 11 (21.15%) TypeScript
9 11 (21.15%) Docker
9 11 (21.15%) Node.js
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.15%) Google
9 11 (21.15%) Web Development
9 11 (21.15%) Google Analytics

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (46.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) SPSS
2 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Big Data
2 11 (21.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.69%) QlikView
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) DataStage
7 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.92%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
1 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (30.77%) Marketing
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Marketing Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.15%) Angular 2
3 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Core
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (21.15%) Node.js
4 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
4 10 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 9 (17.31%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) jQuery
5 9 (17.31%) LESS
5 9 (17.31%) Sass
5 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.92%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.92%) iSeries
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Analytics
2 13 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (23.08%) Actionable Insight
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 11 (21.15%) MVC
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.15%) Web Development
5 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (19.23%) OOP
5 10 (19.23%) Pair Programming
5 10 (19.23%) Performance Optimisation
5 10 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (19.23%) SOLID
5 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
7 6 (11.54%) Statistics
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) Python
3 19 (36.54%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) TypeScript
5 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.92%) RPG
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Rockwell
5 1 (1.92%) Siemens
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago